Reforming America: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era, 1st Edition

  • Jeffrey A. Johnson
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  • ISBN-10: 144083721X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837210
  • DDC: 324.2732
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 824 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

Presenting a detailed look at the individuals, themes, and moments that shaped this important Progressive Era in American history, this valuable reference spans 25 years of reform and provides multidisciplinary insights into the period.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Social and Political Life.
1: Addams, Jane (1860–1935).
2: Anthony, Susan B. (1820–1906).
3: Big Stick Diplomacy.
4: Birth Control.
5: The Boxer Rebellion.
6: Brandeis, Louis (1856–1941).
7: Bryan, William Jennings (1860–1925).
8: Bull Moose Party.
9: Catt, Carrie Chapman (1859–1947).
10: City Management and Planning.
11: Corruption.
12: Country Life Commission.
13: Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt “W.E.B.” (1868–1963).
14: Eighteenth Amendment.
15: Gentlemen’s Agreement.
16: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860–1935).
17: The Grange.
18: Hughes, Charles Evans (1862–1948).
19: Imperialism.
20: Initiative and Referendum.
21: La Follette, Sr., Robert M. “Fighting Bob” (1855–1925).
22: Lodge, Henry Cabot (1850–1924).
23: Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock (187 U.S. 553).
24: The Mann Act.
25: Meat Inspection Act.
26: Muir, John (1838–1914).
27: Nadir of American Race Relations.
28: National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA).
29: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
30: National Park Service.
31: Niagara Movement.
32: Nineteenth Amendment.
33: Open Door Policy.
34: Panama Canal.
35: Paul, Alice (1885–1977).
36: The Platt Amendment.
37: Plessy v. Ferguson (1896).
38: The Populist (People’s) Party.
39: Preparedness.
40: The Progressive Party.
41: Pure Food and Drug Act.
42: Red Scare.
43: Roosevelt, Theodore (1858–1919).
44: Sanger, Margaret (1879–1966).
45: Selective Service Act.
46: Seventeenth Amendment.
47: Shaw, Josephine (1843–1905).
48: Sixteenth Amendment.
49: Smith, Jr., Alfred “Al” Emanuel (1873–1944).
50: Society of American Indians.
51: Spanish-American War (1898).
52: Taft, William Howard (1857–1930).
53: Tenement Houses.
54: The Titanic.
55: Wagner, Robert Ferdinand (1877–1953).
56: Washington, Booker T. (1856–1915).
57: Wells, Ida B. (1862–1931).
58: Willard, Frances (1831–1898).
59: Wilson, Woodrow (1856–1924).
60: Winters v. U.S..
61: World War I (1914–1918).
Primary Documents.
62: “The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements”.
63: “Do You Know?”.
64: “Address of the Niagara Movement, to the Country”.
65: “The American Forests” Excerpts from Our National Parks.
66: People’s Party Platform for 1896.
67: Platform of the American Anti-Imperialist League (1899).
68: Plessy v. Ferguson.
69: How the Other Half Lives (Excerpt).
70: “The Strenuous Life” Speech Before the Hamilton Club, Chicago (April 10, 1899).
71: “The Corruption of Municipal Politics” Excerpt from The Shame of the Cities.
72: War Messages Presidential Address to Congress (Excerpt).
Work and Economic Life.
73: American Federation of Labor.
74: Anaconda Mining Company.
75: Anthracite Coal Mine Strike.
76: Armour and Company.
77: Assembly Line.
78: “Bread and Butter” Unionism.
79: Bread and Roses Strike (Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1912).
80: Butte, Montana.
81: Carnegie, Andrew (1835–1919).
82: Child Labor.
83: Clayton Antitrust Act.
84: Debs, Eugene V. (1855–1926).
85: Eight-Hour Day.
86: Elkins Act (1903).
87: Ely, Richard Theodore (1854–1943).
88: F.W. Woolworth Company.
89: Federal Reserve Act.
90: Field, Sara Bard (1882–1974).
91: Georgism/Henry George (1839–1897).
92: Gompers, Samuel (1850–1924).
93: The Gospel of Wealth.
94: Haymarket Riots.
95: Haywood, William “Big Bill” (1869–1928).
96: Homestead Strike.
97: Industrial Workers of the World.
98: The International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.
99: Jones, Mary “Mother” (1837–1930).
100: Kelley, Florence (1859–1932).
101: Knights of Labor.
102: Lochner v. New York.
103: Macy’s.
104: Marshall Field’s.
105: The Middle Class.
106: Model T/Henry Ford (1863–1947).
107: Morgan, J.P. (John Pierpont) (1837–1913).
108: Muller v. Oregon.
109: Nabisco Company.
110: The Oscar Mayer Company.
111: The Panic of 1907.
112: Pinkertons.
113: Pullman Strike.
114: Robber Barons.
115: Rockefeller, John D. (1839–1937).
116: Scientific Management.
117: Sears, Roebuck & Company.
118: Sharecropping.
119: Sherman Antitrust Act.
120: Standard Oil.
121: Steunenberg, Frank (1861–1905).
122: Tariff.
123: Taylor, Frederick Winslow (1856–1915).
124: Theory of the Leisure Class.
125: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.
126: Trust Busting.
127: Unionism.
128: United Mine Workers (of America).
129: Welfare Capitalism.
130: Western Federation of Miners (WFM).
131: Women’s Trade Union League.
132: Workers’ Compensation Laws.
Primary Documents.
133: “No Cross of Gold” Excerpts From Address to the National Democratic Convention.
134: “The Gospel of Wealth” (Excerpt).
135: “Arouse, Ye Slaves!”.
136: “What Does Labor Want?” (Excerpt).
137: “The General Strike”.
138: “Next!”.
139: “Wall Street Owns This Country”.
140: The Octopus: A Story of California (Excerpt).
141: The History of the Standard Oil Company (Excerpt).